Climate

Located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, the locals enjoy a mild year-around climate with four seasonal changes.  The annual average high is 71.2° F and average low is 47.1° F.  The average annual precipitation is 45.0 inches with less than 4.0 inches of frozen mixture. North Carolina has the greatest range of altitude of any state east of the Mississippi River – from sea level along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean to 6,684 feet altitude at Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the eastern United States. This range in altitude results in a wide range of temperatures across the state. Average annual temperatures across the state have a 20-degree variance. Precipitation in the area is mostly liquid with a few occasions for frozen precipitation.

Seasonal Weather
January
Maximum Temperature    49.7 degrees F
Minimum Temperature    27.6 degrees F
Precipitation                    3.88 inches

April
Maximum Temperature    72.1 degrees F
Minimum Temperature    45.1 degrees F
Precipitation                     3.24 inches

July
Maximum Temperature    90.6 degrees F
Minimum Temperature    67.9 degrees F
Precipitation                    4.45 inches

October
Maximum Temperature    72.6 degrees F
Minimum Temperature     46.3 degrees F
Precipitation                      3.29 inches

Annual
Maximum Temperature    71.2 degrees F
Minimum Temperature     47.1 degrees F
Precipitation                      45 inches

All figures are normal for the months between 1971 and 2000. For additional data about the local climate, visit the State Climate Office of North Carolina

http://www.nc-climate.ncsu.edu/cronos/normals.php?station=311239